Injustice Quotes

In the face of unjust criticism we can become bitter or better; upset or understanding; hostile or humble; furious or forgiving.

William Arthur Ward

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.

Elie Wiesel

The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Extreme law is often extreme injustice.


A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.


An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere.

Samuel Johnson

Injustice constitutes the essence of social life.

Emil Cioran

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Martin Luther King Jr

The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.

Benjamin Franklin

Since when do we have to agree with people to defend them from injustice?

Lillian Hellman

It is a great injustice to persecute homosexuality as a crime, and cruelty too.

Sigmund Freud

Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice.

Jacques Barzun

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.

Bishop Desmond Tutu

It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

Robert Francis Kennedy

Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden.

Hosea Ballou

An injustice against one is an injustice against all.

Kevin Jordan

Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.

Martin Luther King Jr

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.

Jesse Jackson

The first principal of nonviolent action is that of noncooperation with everything humiliating.

Cesar Chavez

One had better die fighting against injustice than to die like a dog or a rat caught in a trap.

Ida B. Wells

If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.


An unrectified case of injustice has a terrible way of lingering, restlessly, in the social atmosphere like an unfinished equation.

Mary Mccarthy

There must always be a remedy for wrong and injustice if we only know how to find it.

Ida B. Wells

Injustice is a sixth sense, and rouses all the others.

Amelia E. Barr

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : May 10, 2013
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